An international exam shows that American 15-year-olds are stagnant in reading and math even though the country has spent billions to close gaps with the rest of the world.
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More than 300 students at the selective public high school, one of New York City’s most prestigious, protested its admissions policies.
Especially if you’re African-American, according to a new study.
How a protest by students of color at Syracuse University — #NotAgainSU — electrified the campus and gained national attention.
A billionaire energy investor, he gave opportunities to thousands of select City University of New York students with a $30 million gift.
In books about the history of wives, the history of the breast and other subjects, she examined how cultural forces led over time to feminist thinking.
“We feel as though our ancestors are coming back and talking to us,” said a member of a historical committee that is investigating the discovery of about 145 coffins at a high school.
The announcement that Brigham Young University-Idaho students on Medicaid would have to buy private insurance or drop out had caused an uproar.
Since a 22-year-old’s desperate act in Lyon this month, other French students have joined protests against their financial insecurity.
He documented the often overlooked contributions of black people in books for young adults, helping to refashion social studies curriculums across the country.
Jeff Duncan-Andrade, an associate professor at San Francisco State University, is driving a public conversation challenging traditional assumptions about how to reform schools.
“Coming to Howard for the first time was seeing the beauty of blackness,” one alumnus said.
Think of them as College, Inc. Like most industries, higher education prefers less regulation (and accountability).
The writers’ conference is changing its aid offerings after attendees raised concerns ranging from sexual harassment to racism to the work cutting into the seminars they came for in the first place.
The university, which owns the license for NPR Illinois, says the station’s journalists are bound by Title IX rules and can’t promise confidentiality to sources reporting sexual misconduct.
A plan to desegregate schools in a liberal Maryland suburb founded on values of tolerance has met with stiff resistance.
More than 1,000 academics have signed an open letter in support of Asiya Islam, a research fellow who has lived legally in Britain for a decade.
The department sent millions of dollars to two schools that had lost their accreditation and were no longer eligible for the federal loans.
College coaches struggle to find athletes who can’t pay to play elite youth sports. So Amherst College administrators have reconsidered what it takes to recruit.
But will today’s overstimulated preschooler find a springy dog and her human sidekick a little basic in a noisier digital age?